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Kaina, The Burns Twins & Bedows Present sweet asl

Kaina, The Burns Twins & Bedows Present sweet asl

Singer Kaina, The Burns Twins and Bedows have combined their powers to create a 6 track EP entitled sweet asl and it is music to our ears.

This talented quad has spent a great deal of time being mentored by members of Chance The Rappers’s Social Experiment Collective. This project is smooth and will make you move. Be careful you might just break your neck to this. Give it a listen. Support real music and purchase the project. Enjoy!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sweet-asl.-ep/id1155555914

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Ric Wilson Wants To Make Your Soul Bounce!

Ric Wilson Wants To Make Your Soul Bounce!

ricWhile 2016 was a year that took su through so many changes., It was indeed a great year for music.  Sometimes things get past us…but not for long…We have found  this gem by Ric Wilson ,that was released 8.22.16, entitled Soul Bounce! According to the young rapper,

“Soul Bounce” is me redefining my sound after the “The Sun Was Out”. This EP is about being you, being fearless, being powerful, being joyful, being apologetically you…let your Soul Bounce.” Mr Wilson is not only an artist he is an activist he is also  activist.  Here’s a little more about the artist…

Ric Wilson is a 21 year old black self-proclaimed Artist and Prison Abolitionist from the South-side of Chicago, is also 1/2 of Chicago Rap Duo “Fuck Yo Institution”. On April 1st, 2015 Ric dropped his first solo Debut Project “Penny Raps” which tells Ric’s story of going and dropping out of college due to Financial Aid reasons, and also takes a deeper look into who Ric is and how his up bringing formed him into the person he is now. Since such Ric performs often around the city of Chicago has appeared on panel discussion and led workshops at University of Illinois at Chicago, Depaul University, Roosevelt University, Loyola University, and more.ric wilson

Ric also, is one of the 8 delegates chosen to travel to Geneva, Switzerland in November of 2014 representing the We Charge Genocide coalition. They successfully presented a shadow report and testified at the United Nations, charging the Chicago Police Department with genocide and torture actions on black and brown youth within the city of Chicago helping to create a worldwide connection.  The trip was covered all over the US and countries foreign including Daily Mail (UK), 20 Minuten (Switzerland), MSN France, Japan Times, Zee News (India), Gulf Times (Qatar), IOL News (South Africa), Straits Times (Singapore), Business Reporter (Pakistan), Breitbart

Check out the EP and then support the artist by purchasing it for your collection.  Enjoy!.

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Zo! Selects Dallas For Early Screening Of Documentary

Zo! Selects Dallas For Early Screening Of Documentary

We love Zo! YES WE DO! It’s apparent that he loves us right back. Zo! has selected Dallas, Texas for an exclusive screening of his Skybreak documentary and Neo Soul Cafe is hippopotamus happy about it. There will be a Screening of The Documentary followed by a Q&A Session with Zo! You do’t want to miss this intimate view inside the world of Zo! and the making of Skybreak.

It’s going down March 12, 2017 at Sandaga 813 in Dallas, TX. Check out the Sneak Peek below and make your plans to be with us!
Click on the link below to get your tickets! Hope to see YOU there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skybreak-documentary-dallas-screening-qa-with-zo-tickets-31461043829

Additional Screenings
March 15 – The Second City (Harold Ramis Screening Room) In Chicago, IL
March 16 – The Second City (Harold Ramis Screening Room) In Chicago, IL
March 19 – The Second City (Harold Ramis Screening Room) In Chicago, IL

Zo!’s ‘SkyBreak’ Documentary is releasing on March 21, 2017. Check the link below for details

http://skybreakdoc.com

and if you don’t have zo!’s latest masterpiece we need you to play catch up ! Download it today!

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Sam Trump’s Love Notes

Sam Trump’s Love Notes

One thing that we don’t mind is promoting projects of artists you should know. Ladies and Gentlemen This man delivers the best in “Sophisticated Soul”, his track record is awesome, I give you Sam Trump.

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Sam “Trump” Harris is a trumpeter and singer/songwriter from Houston, TX, and has been a student of music for over 20 years. Now residing in Chicago, he is currently touring full-time with live HipHop/Jazz/Soul band, Sidewalk Chalk, and spends most of his downtime promoting his solo work. Sam Trump said,

“My aim is to establish myself as a pioneer of new direction within the music scene. Through my writing, consulting, and performing, my ultimate goal is to inspire others to do whatever it is they love most, with the ambition of positively effecting our society. It is my hope that with every path crossed, inspiration transpires.”

stThese days, Sam Trump is busy getting this music to the masses. His resume is good, He has opened up for Al Jarreau, Ryan Leslie, Muhsinah, Jose James and Kindred The Family Soul.

Sam Trump has also shared the stage with Phonte, J*Davey, De La Sol, El DeBarge, The O’Jays, Jeremy Pelt, Bilal, Wycliffe Gordon, Christian McBride, Sam Strouk, Kimberly Gordon, and Benny Golson.

Additionally Trump has been featured on albums with Sidewalk Chalk, Add-2, Rapsody, Lili K, Kendra Foster, Mac Miller, Curren$y, Joey Purp, Domo Genius, Quentin Moore and Ab-Soul.
Needless to say this is the only Trump i’m interested in hearing these days.

love-notes-epThis past Valentine’s Day, Sam Trump released a project entitled Love Notes Check it out, play it for your significant other, then show Trump love and purchase it. It is definitely worth your coins. Enjoy!

 

 

Click on the link below to hear the entire ep and support the artist.

https://samtrump.bandcamp.com/album/love-notes-ep-prod-by-calvin-valentine

Shows
FEB 17 FRI
“Black Friday” @ The Revival
Chicago, IL
FEB 20 MON
“Jazzy Mondays” w/ New Black Renaissance
Chicago, IL
FEB 23 THU
Panel: Celebrating Creativity Within The Black Community
Chicago,

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